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iHub Research By Editor / May 8, 2012

About iHub Research

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Driving local tech research in Africa Hub Research is  the research arm of the iHub  focused on conducting  high quality research with an emphasis on technology and its uses in Africa. We facilitate local research capacity building and conduct local qualitative and quantitative research in East Africa, by East Africans.

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / May 8, 2012

Living Labs IST Pre-Conference Workshop

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iHub Research participated in a Living Labs Working Group Workshop today, May 8, 2012 at Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The morning was very participatory using sticky notes, and poster boards. Some findings from Participatory Session: Stakeholders: Researchers, Community, Government Motivations: Participation, Support, Profit Expectations: Development, Services, Better,

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / May 6, 2012

Research Advice: Designing An Infographic

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Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics.  Over the past few months, iHub Research has being creating infographics to represent data. Well here are some of the lessons we have learnt in the design process: Keep it simple and try not do too much in one picture. Decide

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / May 1, 2012

Kenya’s Mobile Money Revolution: M-Pesa turns Five

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Safaricom’s mobile money phenomenon, M-Pesa, clocked 5 years, early this year on  March 6, 2012. These five years have seen M-Pesa grow from humble beginnings as a small unit, when it was started in Kenya by a Safaricom -Vodafone partnership, to a fully fledged department. To celebrate its five years

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / April 24, 2012

Economic Insights from Kenyan Currency

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Guest post by Chris Orwa of Doban Africa Disclaimer: This research does not necessarily reflect the views of iHub Research but is solely the views of the author. The research is not exhaustive; it was undertaken with a limited data set and some calculations were done using statistical estimates, therefore,

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